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Actresses Casey Wilson and Julianna Margulies bring fans into their lives while major literary talent Brian Broome makes his own introduction. 

Three memoirs that deserve your attention

Ballantine Books

In an unflinching memoir, Margulies opens up about her disjointed childhood, her parents’ messy divorce, her rise to fame, and of course, George Clooney. (May 4)

Sunshine Girl 

BY JULIANNA MARGULIES

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    on Sunshine Girl

Julianna Margulies

“IT WAS REALLY BRYAN CRANSTON WHO TOLD ME, ‘YOU'RE A STORYTELLER. THAT'S WHAT WE DO FOR A LIVING. GO TELL YOUR STORY.’ AND SOMETHING ABOUT THAT FREED ME A LITTLE BIT.”

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Broome makes a strong introduction with a devastatingly beautiful memoir about growing up Black and gay in rural Ohio. (May 18)

Punch Me Up
to the Gods
 

BY BRIAN BROOME

Harper

Wilson pens a collection of essays inspired by the grief she felt surrounding her mother’s passing, and the people (and co-stars) who helped her through. 

The Wreckage
 of My Presence
 

BY CASEY WILSON

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    on writing her essay collection

Casey Wilson

“I feel like I can close the chapter of my life that was marked by grieving and longing and terrible decisions, but also hopefulness and fun.”

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